Application: Medical Bag Weighing

Medical Bag Weighing

This application note on Medical Bag Weighing has been supplied by our valued supplier FUTEK.

Application Summary on Medical Bag Weighing

For this application, FUTEK’s LSB200 Jr. Miniature S-Beam Load Cell will measure the tension force applied by an IV bag.

Products in use

LSB200 Miniature S-Beam Jr. Load Cell paired with Instrumentation (IPM650, IHH500, USB Solutions, or IAA Amplifiers).

How it Works
  1. Laboratory equipment, such as dialysis machines or patient monitoring devices, often use test and measurement products either within the machinery or for quality testing.
  2. Firstly, the FUTEK’s LSB200 Miniature S-Beam Jr. Load Cell attached to the IV bag weighing station frame.
  3. Secondly, a LSB200 accessory hook is used.  The IV bag attached to the load cell.
  4. The LSB200, equipped with built-in overload protection, will then measure the tensile force applied, streaming the data to any of the following instruments: IAA Amplifiers, IHH500, IPM650 or USB Solutions.
  5. If utilising either of FUTEK’s digital displays or USB solutions, options exist for technicians to record results, log and graph data with SENSIT Test and Measurement Software.

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About FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology

FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology, Inc. is an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of sensors and test and measurement instruments. Firstly, the Sensor range that FUTEK specialises in includes: Load Cells, Torque Sensors, Multi Axis Sensors, Pressure Sensors, Custom Load Cells and Sensors, Strain Gauge Amplifiers, Panel Mount Displays, Digital Hand Held Displays plus High Resolution USB Output Modules.

Secondly, founded in 1985.  FUTEK provides Aerospace and Defence, Pharmaceutical and Medical, Engineering, Research and Manufacturing markets.  With in-house customisation, engineering, integration, calibration, product life-cycle planning, warranty, and support services.

In addition, FUTEK’s product quality and in-house support is brilliant.  All products manufactured at the company’s Irvine, California USA factory; facility certified to ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 17025 accredited quality management standards.

Finally, Metromatics proudly back up the FUTEK product range.  With local knowledge, service and support to our customers in Australia and New Zealand.

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